Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"The student and I went over her homework assignment for tonight in around 15 minutes, so we did all the rest of the problems on that page for practice. All problems involved solving algebraic equations. All problems had variables on both sides of the equation, and some offered no solution. The more difficult ones added the use of the distributive property and combining like terms before solving."
"The student and I went over her homework on two-way tables. She seemed confident with how to do them, but she still needed some questions answered as we worked through them. By the second half of her work, she was able to do all the work herself with no trouble. She has improved so much! We will plan to meet Wednesday for practice for her upcoming test on Friday."
"The student and I went over her math test that she did poorly on. Some of the mistakes were from errors as she copied the problem and in the work. She skipped two problems entirely, so I made sure to go through those carefully so she understood how to do them. We also went through the graphing again, because it had several mistakes. I asked her to discuss with her teacher how many "other points" she needs on her graphs for full credit when she retakes. We also looked over her chemistry test review on naming compounds. I helped her with transition metal oxidation states and naming."
"The student and I went over her test on slope-intercept, point-slope, and standard form. I addressed areas she needed help with (point-slope form and solving for x), and guided her in practicing those skills until she demonstrated success independently. We then began working on new material on inequalities and graphing inequalities. She demonstrated mastery of some concepts on her test and, for those that she did not master on the test, she was able to demonstrate proficiency after instruction. She admitted to initially feeling lost on the new material, and reported better understanding after instruction."
"The student and I went over his homework sheet solving for the angle measurements given two parallel lines and a transversal. He did very well with the concept. He is also doing well with solving all types of equations."
"The student and I went over how to solve problems with fractions, decimals, percentages, and ratios. We reviewed PEMDAS, algebraic translations, and arithmetic properties. We covered a lot, so I asked him to review our notes in a day or two to make sure they stick. We covered some shortcuts for reducing fractions, adding and subtracting fractions, and increasing and decreasing an amount by a percent."